Re: Hobbies on a résumé (WAS: RE: New TECHWR-L Poll Question)

Subject: Re: Hobbies on a résumé (WAS: RE: New TECHWR-L Poll Question)
From: Andrew Plato <intrepid_es -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2001 09:29:16 -0700 (PDT)

"Tracy Boyington" wrote...

> You know, a lot of people are saying "having hobbies tells employers you

> are a good employee," but I'd like to hear what more employers think,
> rather than what we *think* they think. I mean, we could prattle on
> about this for weeks (and you *know* we could, don't you), but most of
> us are on the employee side of the equation, and are only speculating
> about what potential employers want.

I hire people and I usually don't pay a terrible amount of attention to
hobbies unless they are in excess or include things like blowing up toads
or giving my life to the one true Lord Satan.

No, people usually give away plenty in interviews.

Andrew

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